Posts Tagged: travel
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Andrew McCarthy, likely best known to you as a member of the iconic Brat Pack, with his roles in Pretty in Pink and St. Elmo’s Fire, has forged a second career as a travel writer. Out with a new memoir, The Longest Way Home, about traveling as a way to settle down, McCarthy touches on issues of fatherhood and commitment....more
Although I didn’t read them as a kid, I love the idea that Tintin comics, in the era before television, could act as travelogues for people curious about the world — and that they were pretty accurate, most of the time, in their visual depictions of other places and cultures....more
Now that it’s summertime, one in three people who shop at my bookstore are looking for travel guides, phrase books, travelogues or history books about some enticing destination.
Yesterday a woman bought a Russian phrase book. I told her that I heard a Starbucks cappuccino costs fifteen U.S....more
Rick Steves’s recent book, Travel As A Political Act tells us how we can travel more thoughtfully.
“Growing up in the U.S., I was told over and over how smart, generous, and free we were. Travel has taught me that the vast majority of humanity is raised with a different view of America....more